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How Do You Treat Hypogonadal Osteoporosis

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AIDS InfoNet

Osteoporosis

...bone is removed than is added. Bones become lighter and more brittle. People with HIV have unusually high rates of osteoporosis. This may be because of HIV infection itself. It may be made worse by some medications used to treat HIV. What Is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis , or porous bone, occurs when too much mineral is removed from the bone framework. The bones become brittle and break (fracture) more easily. The most common fractures...
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STOPPING MY TRUVADA'?????? (BONE DISEASE AND HIV/AIDS, 2011)

HII HAVE BEEN ON KALETRA Y TRUVADA FOR 4YRS NOW AND TODAY MY DC HAS TOLD ME TO STOP THE TRUVADA AND JUST TAKE KALETRA 2 IN THE MRNING N 2 EVENING??I HAVE JUST RECENTLY IN 2010 HAD 2 TOTAL HIP REPLACEMENTS DUE TO AVASCULAR NICROSIS,PLEASE PLEASE IS...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...five minutes longer. In the end, you should be working out three to seven times a week, about 20-60 minutes each time.Drugs to Treat OsteoporosisDiet and exercise are best at keeping bone disease from occurring. They can also be helpful if you... Read more »

Treatment for bone problems

Im a 47-year old male who was diagnosed with HIV in 1988; currently Im on a new regimen and things are going pretty well, with viral load undetectable and t-cells at 220. However, about 18 months ago, all of a sudden I suffered multiple stress...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I am aware of other HIV+ patient who have been prescribed Forteo for osteoporosis in the setting of HIV infection with reasonable results though data is limited and no major studies have been done. Supplementation Read more »

osteoporosis

My brother in law -Dave- is 0+ since 8 years ago; his doctor tell us he has a serious problem in spinal column, with a risk of paralysis.Doctor make us the warning we must call an ambulance and take him to hospital, because he will suffer a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...It is hard for me to tell if your brother has severe osteoporosis (treated with calcium, vitamin D, exercise, and possibly alendronate) or some other bone process (collapsed vertebral body, osteomyelitis, Read more »

Elevated liver enzymes & polymiosytis

Good day - I am a 53 year old woman and during my annual check up at the gyneacologist, he decided to to a complete blood test on me to see whether my osteoporosis could not be due to something else. I was diagnosed with osteoporosis 7 years ago and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...This particular forum is exclusively for discussion about the side effects of HIV treatment (antiretroviral medication). What is your current HIV status and which HIV medications are you taking? Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

...HIV Risk Factors How to Know If You Have Bone Problems Diet and Healthy Bones Exercise and Healthy Bones Drugs to Treat Osteoporosis Protect Your Bones The Importance of Healthy Bones Bones play many important roles in your... Read more »
AIDSinfo

Osteonecrosis, Osteopenia and Osteoporosis

...why. It is not clear if osteonecrosis occurs because of HIV infection itself or as a side effect of the medications used to treat HIV. Symptoms of osteonecrosis include: pain in the affected area of the body limited range of motion, joint... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...similarities between HIV-positive men and women, there are some sex/gender-related differences with important HIV prevention and treatment implications. These differences range from the interaction of HIV and the female immune system, to the... Read more »
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My cat Lucy and my 55th birthday

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Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
Well folks...it's the end of two weeks on Atripla and so far things are going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing pills...go figure...a... Read more »

AIDS Patients Face Downside of Living Longer

Posted by ScotCharles
...CHICAGO John Holloway received a diagnosis of AIDS nearly two decades ago, when the disease was a speedy death sentence and treatment a distant dream. Yet at 59 he is alive, thanks to a cocktail of drugs that changed the course of an epidemic.... Read more »

IDSA 2007 studies

Posted by sunflower, 4 Replies
...have had two colposcopies - I will ask my gyn to check next time I have a pap. AND there are things we can do to help against osteoporosis - eat well, weight bearing exercise, etc. It may be worth getting a baseline bone density scan and... Read more »